This course provides participants with concrete solutions, strategies and insights into the delivery of an effective IT infrastructure and disaster recovery plan with the goal of establishing resilience measures to protect their organizations’ IT.
Using tested processes and procedures, participants will analyze the risks and impact to IT operations that threats might cause. A framework for building operational resilience will be provided to deliver an effective response for safeguarding the organizations technology interests and value-creating activities.
This practical course provides participants with a framework that considers ISO 27031, ISO 20000, ITIL and ISO 22301, aligned with the Business Continuity Institute (BCI) Good Practice Guidelines (GPG) 2013 and NCEMA 7000-2012.
This course will be highly interactive and include group discussions, videos, case studies and syndicate work.
Risk Evaluation, BIA and High Level IT DR Plan Templates will be applied during the course and given for use after the course. Supporting information, such as Steering Committee Terms of Reference (ToR’s), Change Management, DR Test Strategy and testing processes and procedures will also be made available.
It includes specific templates for carrying-out a Business Impact Analysis (BIA) as well as completion of an IT DR Plan (DRP) that participants will be able to take away for use in their own organizations.
IT managers and professionals, including Disaster Recovery (DR) managers or anyone responsible for, or involved with, Disaster Recovery Plans (DRP), Business Continuity Plans (BCP) and/or technology and IT auditing.
Steve has been involved in both Commercial & Public sector organizations, as well as having served in the Military. He is currently working as an Independent Resilience Consultant, in delivery of Resilience Solutions to organizations.
His main claim to fame was when he worked for the Olympic Delivery Authority (ODA) as Head of Business Continuity & Crisis Management during the London 2012 Olympic & Paralympic Games where he established and led delivery of the Risk & Continuity roadmap throughout the construction, fitting-out and event delivery phases, having additional responsibility for Emergency Planning and ICT Disaster Recovery.
As a Fellow of both the Business Continuity Institute (FBCI) and Institute of Civil Protection & Emergency Management (FICPEM), Member of the Emergency Planning Society (MEPS) and BSI trained ISO 22301-2012 Societal Security; Business Continuity Management System (BCMS) Lead Auditor, he has been involved in the development of Industry standards, as well as in the delivery of Projects & Programs to major institutions and global brands.
He has written many articles about Resilience, Business Continuity Management, Crisis Management, Major Incidents, Disaster Recovery and Emergency Planning, having developed & delivered training courses, workshops and spoken at conferences both nationally and internationally.
Some of his best accolades have ranged from being honored in: